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THE ENGLISH SPEAKER TEST YOURSELF 00 ADVANCED EXAMINATION PREPARATION EXERCISES (CAE) PAPER 3: ENGLISH IN USE TIME: 1 hour

30 minutes PART 1: CLOZE: VOCABULARY From the words listed below, choose the ones which best fit the space, A, B, C or D. CHEQUEBOOK JOURNALISM If you are a politician or a pop star, a clergyman or a (01).............................. TV personality, you will have your (02).............................. in the world of British chequebook journalism. Every (03).............................. newspaper has its team of experts who (04).............................. the exact (05).............................. to be paid for scandalous revelations. There is a (06).............................. of charges in the business. For instance, the kiss and (07).............................. variety, where a girl has spent a few nights in the hotel room of a pop singer, can (08).............................. a couple of thousand pounds. At the top end is the £250,000 offered by one newspaper to a former girl-friend of Andrew, the Duke of York, for the (09).............................. of pictures she is known to have which (10).............................. their friendship. The girl refused. Fleet Street public houses are the (11).............................. of exchange where the middle-men (12).............................. gossip and (13).............................. confessors to the highest bidder. This is the bottom end of the market. The real money (14).............................. when high-level politicians are the (15)............................... When the Chairman of the Conservative Party left his mistress and went back to his wife, the Daily Mirror paid £60,000 for his mistress's confessions. 01. A. adored 02. A. value 03. A. well-liked 04. A. value 05. A. salary 06. A. grade 07. A. tell 08. A. reward 09. A. volume 10. A. documents 11. A. circus 12. A. offer 13. A. willing 14. A. arrives 15. A. target B. famous B. price B. popular B. predict B. quantity B. chart B. confess B. gain B. diary B. outlines B. field B. present B. able B. comes B. aim C. renowned C. cost C. fashionable C. forecast C. fee C. rule C. inform C. earn C. book C. recounts C. hall C. peddle C. qualified C. enters C. intention D. well-known D. fee D. cheap D. evaluate D. commission D. scale D. reveal D. lift D. album D. relates D. arena D. display D. enthusiastic D. appears D. score

PART 2: CLOZE: STRUCTURAL WORDS Complete with one word only in each space. ULTRARUNNERS (16).............................. marathons, there are the ultramarathons. (17).............................. are

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(21)...... you an imbalanced person....................................... was paid £9...... (29).. Underline the word that is not needed............. it's kind of fun to know you can deal with a situation that would kill almost anyone (23). a two-bottle size .. 34..... If a line is correct.......500 each person for a dinner with a small glass of the wine....... She says. A Mr John Grisanti.......... Some are of wines for 32. but most are of the fine wines........ Ultrarunners form a closed society...... strengthens it ........ Flatlanders (30).. most of London auctioneers have wine auctions................ only 26 men and 5 women turned (20)..... have run 100 miles in less than 24 hours and re-qualify every year for membership PART 3: ERROR RECOGNITION Most but not all of the following lines contain an unnecessary word.......... it is 37..." In (26)... people $1.. In New York........... Was it worth the money? Well.that is.............. "There's a risk of getting so involved with it that it consumes you.. what confuses me is that there Advanced English Practice Test 01 Paper 3 English in Use ©1999English Teaching Systems test 00 page 2 . to the physical challenge.... tick (T) it.of 1864 Lafite................. It wrecks your marriage (22)................ a dozen bottles of Lafite 1945 33....000 for a magnum .. The 100-mile Endurance Run in Northern California has become (18).... than running briefs... doubtful if you would complain after which you had paid so much for a meal.... her legal colleagues who figure she should be in legal briefs (28)... everyday drinking............certainly nothing in between........... One doctor told me I have the nervous system of a slug........" Carol La Plant is a San Francisco lawyer... It cuts into your family life...... "I'm a real kamikaze and run (25)........ They are held on tracks in New York City or on trails in the desert in Utah..... It was worth ten times 36.... or there are runs that take 24 hours or six days.. of runners is limited by lottery to 375..... During the winter.. the pain. He charged 30 35.. Still...... She has suffered stress fractures in both legs and ruptured discs in her lower back which (24)...... for the six-day run won by 28-year-old Yannis Kouros of Greece when he set a new world record by covering 635 miles. fine wine business says so: "As far as clarets are concerned... One of them says....... Last winter. Mrs La Plant has problems (27). her in bed for two months. a restaurateur from Memphis.............. The ultrarunner is in a race apart....... popular that the (19)... WINE AT AUCTION 31................races at 50 miles or 100 miles.. were knocked out down at £158 the bottle.. the society there is an elite club called the Flatlanders with a membership of about 80 from half-a-dozen different countries......... Six-day races are rather less popular................... more the cost of the wine in publicity for his restaurant................. One man in the 38.............

......... came the story of the brown paper parcel in London's main parcel sorting office.. lethal lizards....... HAMMER ...... The 55...... By then the man sitting in the deck chair was dead........... What was it really trying to protect? Man and Beast Newspapers are fond of what the French call "squashed dog" stories.... snapping turtles and a python... Mrs Thatcher's press secretary even went so far as to boast to American newspaper reporters that "the ordinary British subject not only has no right to know but does not want to know.. .. you are paying for something other than taste.... covered in hundreds of stings......... Governed in Secret What surprises some overseas observers is the (43) ............... of the insects.......... ring round the hospital to repel people who are intent on rescuing the pig from (55) ........... They like the idea of putting a (54) .... ORDINARY 46.. .......... times better off than one that costs £10. are certainly people who are prepared to pay astronomical prices for wines which I know are 40... It is to Australia's credit that the heavy-handed attempt at (48) ................... of the ways it runs its business............................................... From France comes the story of an attack on an old man near Calais carried out by a swarm of bees............. POISON 58.39. MEMBER 56.......................... for drinking is £100 a bottle.... The French liked the story from London about grafting a pig's kidneys on to a human patient............ reptile called a gila monster wrapped in a sock............” PART 4: WORD FORMATION Complete with a word formed from those in the list.... .........." Government will go to (45) ...... From London......... (56) ... There is nothing in Britain to compare with the American freedom of (44) . CENSOR 49..... .....to crack this particular nut.......... The (51) ................ X-ray revealed a (57) . The victim was sunning himself in his garden at the time.. COMPETE 48. .................. ............... act.. might have pleased Hitchcock... SEQUENCE Advanced English Practice Test 01 Paper 3 English in Use ©1999English Teaching Systems test 00 page 3 ........... most of which he had sent himself through the post............. too.... INFORM 45... Above £100....... do not normally move very quickly through the post office at the best of times.... a parcel which moved.... 43.......................... SECRET 44...... 51......... ................ They went for the animal rights angle............ ... The (58) ....................... FIERCE 53......... The firemen were called but were driven back into their van by the (52)...... nothing but dishwater.................. .............. Perhaps the top price you can pay for wine to enjoy 42........ SECURE ................. EMBARRASS 50..... .. clothing and insecticide........... Why did the government use a (50) . ............ ................. but this one was definitely frisky.. SCENE 52................. Because there is no way that a bottle of wine at £1000 is one hundred 41.. PACK 57.......... After 45 minutes someone arrived with (53) ...... A lady customs officer was summoned to X-ray it.................... failed (49) ........... with which the “mother of democracy” is governed............................................. lengths to preserve itself and avoid embarrassing (46) ........ police trail led to a salesman in Hampshire whose back bedroom was filled with rattlesnakes......................................... REVEAL 47.......... written in Australia by a disgruntled former intelligence officer...... ..... ....of the (47) .......................... ... most of them on his eyelids............ The best known example was the way the Thatcher government spent millions trying to suppress the Spycatcher book. PROTECT 54................ Such stories run under the "Man Bites Dog" headline............

. and it was all my fault for not checking......... Yours faithfully copies to the Office of Fair Trading and to Executive Travel Agents Advanced English Practice Test 01 Paper 3 English in Use ©1999English Teaching Systems test 00 page 4 .... The hotel rooms were supposed to be three-star... the details of the brochure when I booked.. However....... should have been three-star.. On top of everything else. : no swimming pool or private beach. .. The holiday is advertised on page 34 of your (60) . not even a swimming pool....... The room itself was cramped....... I want all my money back........ and the Mediterranean was nowhere in sight.. In fact.......... as far as I was able...................... Do not repeat any words from the personal letter......PART 5: CORRECT REGISTER Read the following personal letter.... What a dump that hotel was. by asking my travel agent for confirmation. providing nothing... But no..... You’d think they could get the facts straight in their recent booklet....... At least...... he did nothing at all....... the hotel I stayed in had no stars at all.. I write to you in the expectation of a (70) ..... even though it contained only one single bed..... According to your brochure. ......... Slim chance.. It faced away from the sea on to a noisy and crowded main street........00 I paid.. Complete the formal letter which follows.. misery! LETTER OF COMPLAINT Dear Sir I write to (59) ... It was an ordinary pension.............. the hotel had no (66) ... that’s what they promised....... But I did! No doubt about it........ though... and double room with (64) ..... had to be paid for an evening meal. The (61) .... Mr Greg Morton. with (63) .. of your brochure. of the £650......... To make matters worse. A (65) .......... about the package tour to Marbella booked through your company on the 15th July for the period 10-16 September..... (62) .. He assured me I could rely on the (69) .. brochure...... and I was supposed to get all my meals..... given in the brochure completely misrepresented the reality. both of which were promised by your misleading brochure...... Dear Sarah What a ghastly trip I had! I have to write to the travel operators and tell them off.... when I took the matter up with your (67) . He said I should have (68) . using no more than one or two words in each space.. He was wrong..... Oh.. but I even had to pay extra for dinner......... ........ I told their man on the spot but he just said that everything in the brochure was kosher and correct..... I did so.....

.... HEART DISEASE Few arguments create greater passion among medical experts (71) ....PART 6: STRUCTURE AND MEANING Choose from the list the best phrases to fill the spaces. although unlikely to cause physical harm... a reaction had set in. that a different attitude is needed by the medical profession H........ that heart disease correlated in different countries with dairy food consumption E... however................. At least one in seven takes laxatives. that diets which cut back on dairy produce D..................... They have argued (73) ... could lead to malnutrition.. that over one third of British adults are constipated I. One doctor argues that a fibre-rich diet is only of use to those who suffer from diabetes... And dietary fibre is of proven value in the treatment of constipation.. A.... By the end of the eighties. . The work of Ancel Keys in America showed (72) ..... that breakfast should be under attack by the spectre of disease J..... than the postulated link between diet and heart disease G.... They remain convinced (75) . Throughout the seventies......... that not more attention is paid to it Advanced English Practice Test 01 Paper 3 English in Use ©1999English Teaching Systems test 00 page 5 .. Rubbish.......... that serious malfunction may occur F... They are appalled (74) ....... that a poor diet can make unhealthy people C... Some doctors refused to accept any connection between diet and heart disease. and go on to point out (76) ... His work was supported by studies of Japanese migrants to the United States who developed the heart disease pattern of their adopted country.... fatty foods lead to preventable ill health B.. particularly among children........ Come between some doctors and their bacon and eggs and feelings will run high. The nutritionists have fought back.... Some of the phrases on the list are unsuitable... that sugary.. the link seemed to be irrefutable... say the nutritionists...

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that diets which cut back on dairy produce 74. confirmed 69. that heart disease correlated in different countries with dairy food consumption 73. T 40. that over one-third of British adults are constipated PART 2: CLOZE: STRUCTURAL WORDS 16. rather 29. or 23. extraordinary 46. current. accuracy 70. so 39. poisonous 58. tell 08. dismemberment 56. earn 09. must PART 3: ERROR RECOGNITION 31. price 03. of 32. out 34. out/up 21. F. that breakfast should be under attack by the spectre of disease 75. person 59. scale 07. evaluate 05. protective 54. secrecy 44. fatty foods lead to preventable ill health 76. so 19. that sugary. which 38. complain 60. than the postulated link Advanced English Practice Test 01 Paper 3 English in Use ©1999English Teaching Systems test 00 answers . willing 14. security 55. subsequent PART 5: CORRECT REGISTER between diet and heart disease 72. Beyond 17. addition 27. censorship 49. put/kept 25. well-known 02. through 26. off 42. number 20. Within 30. scenario 52. was 35. C. popular 04. comes 15. full board 64. H. sledgehammer 51. makes 22. packages 57. target 36. embarrassingly 50. latest 61. ferocity 53. A. album 10. (full) refund PART 6: STRUCTURE AND MEANING 71. facilities 67. description/information 62. incompetence 48. documents 11. with 28.THE ENGLISH SPEAKER ADVANCED EXAMINATION PREPARATION EXERCISES (CAE) PAPER 3: ENGLISH IN USE TEST YOURSELF 00 ANSWERS PART 1: CLOZE: VOCABULARY 01. else 24. bath/shower/sea view 65. Because 41. representative/agent 68. fee 06. more 37. revelations 47. arena 12. The accommodation 63. I. the 33. information 45. T PART 4: WORD FORMATION 43. peddle 13. D. surcharge/supplement/supplementary charge 66. These 18.

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